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Sand Box

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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North, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
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Concord, MA
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Sand Box has so much potential but the staff and service are awful. The beer was not cold, there were limited drinks and the 2 ladies working behind the counter acted like they were doing us a favor rather than appreciating the $500 we spent at their restaurant. Do not go here--even if it's one of the few nice... More 

Thank m4squad
Herndon, Virginia
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We've been staying at and sailing out of Bitter End Yacht Club for a dozen years or more and we have always enjoyed beaching our Hobie Cat at the Sand Box for a drink and sometimes lunch. See my tripadvisor review of Prickly Pear Island. I am very sorry to see all of the recent negative reviews; we've never had... More 

4 Thank John N
Highland, Maryland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Great place, horrible, mean owner. No sense of business at all. Petty and extremely poor customer relations. Food is marginal. Drinks are marginal. Beach is great. Owner is a nightmare. Total shame as I have been to the sandbox many many times over 15 years. When she is not present it is a fantastic day. Can not recommend. Go to... More 

2 Thank Ken G
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This one was one of our favorite spots, great location and beautiful beach but we had a horrible experience with the owner last time. We have been there two days earlier and spent over $800 with our large party but today when we went back the owners wife who has taken over was there and instead of welcoming us, came... More 

2 Thank Fenwick8
Alexandria, VA
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1,261 reviews
588 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 501 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We bought a diet coke and sat here for a few minutes to escape the sun on Devil's Beach. The view here is pretty and we were not chased out for "loitering". The hike down to this area is precarious and you have to take your time. There are kids running down the slippery hill here as fast as they... More 

Thank VAChuck
Fraser, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Just returned from North Sound and spent several afternoons at the Sandbox on Vixen Point. Actually first went to this place 25 years ago and aside from a new wall in the back and a couple new bar stools, the place hasn't changed very much. Great beach, great view and great water. Food and drink are a little on the... More 

Thank Christopher M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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114 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Our group of seven pulled up in a dinghy wandered around the beach and then headed to the Sand Box for lunch. Small menu written on a chalkboard, no prices, large shaded tables on the beach. Lunch consisted of burgers, fries, fish and chicken sandwiches and chicken roti, beer and sodas. Everything was fine, the chicken roti was really quite... More 

Thank HobokenGlobetrotter
Charleston, South Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We pulled up on a Dingy because it looked cool passing by. We felt very unwelcome. The place was fairly dead other then a family on the beach and the employees acted like we asked them to do hard labor when we asked to buy some drinks. There were flees all over the beach (seriously). The goats and cats wondering... More 

1 Thank Cameron E
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Pulled up in a dinghy and enjoyed a beautifully cooked snapper sandwich and a rum punch - all while enjoying a stunning view of the North Sound. We were practically the only people there, I guess because it's not serviced by the water taxis so you need to find your own way over.

Thank mainliner
Ridgefield, CT
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2011

Great Locations... very laid back... only omes there on our two visits in early Dec... a bit early for the season. Good reputation. Disn't eat. Worth a beer stop. Fun goats wandering around

Thank soccertravel

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Restaurant Details

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Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda
  • Phone Number: 495-9122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?